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Meaning name Iolanthe

Iolanthe

Meaning name Iolanthe
Greek name, apparently coined by Gilbert and Sullivan for their play of the same name first produced in London on November 25, 1882, composed of the Greek elements iole "violet" and anthos "flower," hence "violet flower."

Iola - Latin form of Greek Iole, meaning "violet."
Iolana - Hawaiian name meaning "to soar."
Iole - Greek name derived from the word iole, meaning "violet." In mythology, this is the name of a woman loved by Herakles.
Iolo - Pet form of Welsh Iorwerth, meaning "handsome lord."
Iolyn - Pet form of Welsh Iorwerth, meaning "handsome lord."

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